Social Work Personal Statement

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I chose to enter the profession of social work because I want to help the less fortunate. Living outside of the city of Pittsburgh I used to hate walking through the city. There are many homeless people on the streets and it would make me upset to see them. When I came to Edinboro I enrolled as undecided. I knew I wanted to help people and I did not know how to do that. I took intro to social work and loved it. That semester I declared my major as social work. I now enjoy walking through the city of Pittsburgh because I know one day I will be able to help the homeless. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Department of Social Work is best suited to meet my graduate education needs because I can further the relationships I already have with both the…show more content…
I am an efficient student because I believe that school should be the top priority. Throughout my academic career my setbacks have been limited so I was fortunate enough to focus on my goal of obtaining my social work degree at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. In relation to the profession of Social Work my strengths consist of organization, dedication, time management, and empathy. Some things that need improvement are self-care and resource information. Often times I over burden myself which results in lack of self-care. I am too focused on the tasks at hand and frequently forget about myself. Secondly, although my education was generalized, it lead me to lack a high based knowledge in particular areas such as specific resources in a given area. What inspires me to pursue this profession is wanting to know more. I believe there are many things that I have yet to learn and I do not want my education to end with my undergrad. I want to know as much as I can about Social Work so I will be able to help people to the best of my

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